The undefeated Leake Academy Rebels advanced to the 5A State Championship tonight after defeating the Lamar School Raiders from Meridian in the semifinal 45-14. The Championship game will be played at Jackson Academy this coming Thursday night with the kickoff set at 7:00pm. The Rebels will play the winner of the Heritage Academy, Adams Christian Academy game. The Rebels were up 17-7 over the Raiders in the opening quarter and had a 24-7 lead at halftime. In the second half... Read More.
The final week of Kicks Picks Presented By Byars Furniture of Philadelphia has ended another competitive season. The final week produced another tight week with three players tied for the top weekly entry. This week’s winner of the Football Friday Food Prize from Singleton Fish House in Carthage is Tommy Malone, of Carthage. The other two contestants who tied but were edged out in the tiebreaker were Darrin Pickett, of Philadelphia, and Robert Summers , of Kosciusko. Congratulations to all the winners and... Read More.
The Leake Academy Rebels played in round two of the 5A playoffs against the Hartfield Academy Hawks from Flowood and came away with a 42-35 win. The Hawks were the preseason favorites to win the district but the Rebels defeated them in the regular season 37-20. The Hawks were the number two 5A playoff team coming into tonight's game with the number one ranked Rebels of Leake Academy. After a scoreless first quarter, the Rebels scored the first points... Read More.
The competition intensified in this week’s Kicks Picks Presented By Byars Furniture of Philadelphia. Week 9 produced the seasons first perfect submission turned in by B.J. Morrow of Philadelphia. B.J. receives the weekly Football Friday Food Prize from Singleton Fish House in Carthage. There was also six other players who only missed one game. The year’s Kicks Picks comes to a close this week so make sure you get your entries in prior to 6pm on Friday. You can find this final week’s... Read More.
The East Central Community College Warriors traveled to Wesson tonight to play the undefeated Co-Lin Community College Wolves and came away with an upset 13-10 overtime victory. After trailing the Wolves 10-0 in the first half the Warriors began to cut away the Wolves lead scoring a field goal before the half ended then scoring a touchdown in the 4th quarter to tie the game a 10-10. The Warriors then held the Wolves scoreless in their overtime possession and... Read More.